By Felice Lifshitz
Using compelling manuscript facts, she argues that the content material of the women’s books was once overwhelmingly gender-egalitarian and often feminist (i.e., proof against patriarchal ideas). This interesting e-book offers extraordinary glimpses into the “feminist cognizance” of the women’s and mixed-sex groups that flourished within the early heart Ages.
By David Stroebel,Jennifer Bartoli,Mary Beth Cornell,Jessica Walker
By Lacy K. Ford
By Patrick Geary
Patrick J. Geary's hugely acclaimed choice of resource fabrics at the medieval interval is recognized for delivering a superb choice of sizeable excerpts—or complete files at any place possible—from the main commonly studied old texts.
This much-anticipated 5th version incorporates a higher structure, in addition to enlarged style, to make the gathering extra reader-friendly. examine questions were further on the finish of every part to aid scholars concentrate on key issues within the textual content. quantity II contains new fabric at the Black dying in addition to new readings on Western Europe and the Mongols. a colour picture part has been extra, introducing scholars to interesting medieval artwork comparable to the 2 earliest pictures of Joan of Arc and the Sachsenspiegel.
By Phil McCluskey
Absolute monarchy at the frontiers offers the occupations of Lorraine and Savoy from a comparative viewpoint, and attracts at the event of numerous different French occupations of the interval, together with these of great and Luxembourg. It areas the occupations in the context of French frontier method and international coverage within the 17th century, with specific connection with the French monarchy's dating to Lorraine and Savoy as frontier states. It then charts the way in which the French executive administered occupied territories, and the way this differed from the perform of 'absolutism' in the state. It additionally provides an account of the way the French occupiers went approximately relationship the pursuits of neighborhood elite teams - the nobilities, the monetary and judicial elites and the clergy - and the way some distance those efforts have been profitable. by means of investigating those teams this e-book presents a extra wide-ranging view of army career within the early glossy period, contemplating social, financial and spiritual questions, than has up to now been available.
This e-book will attract upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate scholars and students of the political, social and armed forces heritage of early sleek France and Europe.
By Anna Spysz,Marta Turek,Lech Walesa
Being Polish isn't any comic story. For ten million humans of Polish ancestry within the usa, in addition to many that have settled within the united kingdom because the fall of communism, it's a heartfelt subject -- and amid all of the go back and forth publications and courses to shine language, folklore, and customs, there's no unmarried, entire, reader-friendly and but ever-informative reference on what it potential to be Polish. Enter The crucial advisor to Being Polish -- the go-to concise source for somebody seeking to reconnect with their tradition or, certainly, hoping that their pals, young children, or colleagues study anything approximately their heritage.
Divided into 3 sections to make for an easy-to-follow layout -- Poland in Context, Poles in Poland, and Poles out of the country -- this guide covers with regards to every thing and does so in a mode that's straight away wonderful and informative: the country's background and geography, wars, Jews in Poland, the communist earlier, the post-communist earlier and current, language, kings and queens, religion/Catholicism (with unique specialize in Pope John Paul II), vacations, nutrition, and drink. what's a true Polish marriage ceremony all about? That, too, is addressed succinctly and with aptitude during this advisor. different chapters disguise literature, song, artwork, well-known scientists, Polish males and varnish ladies, Poles in the USA, Poles within the united kingdom, Poles and the european, and final yet now not least, Polish pride.
From the exchange Paperback edition.
By David Gentilcore
David Gentilcore bargains a doctor's-eye view of fixing nutrition and nutritional models: from Portugal to Poland, from Scotland to Sicily, no longer forgetting the increasing eu populations of the hot global. as well as exploring ecu regimens during the interval, works of materia medica, botany, agronomy and horticulture are thought of, in addition to various different revealed resources, corresponding to commute money owed, cookery books and literary works. The booklet additionally contains 30 illustrations, maps and large bankruptcy bibliographies with net hyperlinks integrated to extra relief study.
Food and well-being in Early glossy Europe is the basic advent to the connection among nutrients, wellbeing and fitness and medication for heritage scholars and students alike.
By Brian Ó Conchubhair
An highbrow historical past of the Irish Language Revival. Exploring fin de siècle issues together with Darwinism, degeneration, racial hybridity, race extermination, cultural decline and cultural nationalism as manifested within the latter half the nineteenth-century, this ground-breaking examine charts how those matters created a cultural and highbrow setting receptive to the Irish revival of the late-nineteenth and early 20th century.
By Giata Alberti
By Charles W. Ingrao